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Fred Piper Memorial Lookout : November 2013
Fred Piper Memorial Lookout : November 2013

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams / Arthur Garland

Memorial Lookout commemorates Fred Piper who was a Cooma - Bega passenger service driver for 28 years.

Mr Piper died of a heart attack while digging a path for his bus through a snow drift on the Snowy Mountains Highway.  The plaque was erected as a tribute by the Monaro and Far South Coast residents.

Location

Address:Snowy Mountains Highway, Fred Piper Memorial Lookout, Bemboka, 2550
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.597214
Long: 149.444352
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:15-August-1947
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1947

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:December -1951
Front Inscription

FRED PIPER
MEMORIAL LOOKOUT

Left Side Inscription

   COOMA-BEGA
PASSENGER SERVICE
      DRIVER
FOR 28 YEARS 
     HE DIED
IN THE EXECUTION OF
    HIS DUTY
AGED 54 YEARS


 





 

Right Side Inscription

ERECTED
AS A TRIBUTE OF
APPRECIATION
BY
THE MONARO
AND FAR SOUTH COAST
RESIDENTS
DECEMBER 1951.

 

Source: MA,H
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